Paleo Treats® Blog - Paleo info, ingredients, and righteous adventures beyond dessert
Paleo Treats® Blog - Paleo info, ingredients, and righteous adventures beyond dessert
May 01, 2018

Four Rules For Avoiding BS

We all have our rules for sifting out the nonsense that every day life throws at us.  Here are four of mine that help me quickly assess what I should expect out of a product or service.  I'd call them my tips, tricks, and hacks, but... View full article →
April 16, 2018

Cable Canyon & The Squeeze: A Canyoneering Report

Nik rappelling into Cable Canyon
It's one of the best adult puzzles out there, so I jumped at the chance to go canyoneering with some expert climbers, guides, and explorer's.  We went deep into the San Rafael Swell to descend both Cable and The Squeeze.  Here's the report... View full article →
April 01, 2018

Good God, What A Book!

Falling Upward book review
Are you a reader?  If you're at a point in your life where you'd like to investigate a deeper understanding of spirituality and a grounded perspective, this book (Falling Upward by Richard Rohr) may be an excellent read.  I was totally ready for it and really dug it.  Here's what I liked most... View full article →
March 20, 2018

Letter to Jake

Land of Nik Hawks
All of my friends' kids are getting to the point where they're actually leaving the maggot stage, they're through being revolting larvae, are moving through pimply adolescence, and are thinking about entering the adult world.  Here's advice for one (and all) of 'em. View full article →
March 02, 2018

Steps to Excellence

Nik and Lee of Paleo Treats
Ever wonder what 40 years of living might teach you if you're paying attention?  Here are some of the rules that have remained invariably true for me.  I would LOVE it if they help you!  (Yes, there's a video.) View full article →
February 05, 2018

Episode 53: John Gierach, Fly Fishing & Writing

John Gierach
This podcast interview with John Gierach explores his life as a fly fisherman and author, touching upon the pursuit of excellence, what advice he won't give to anyone, and what some of his most exciting moments in fishing were. View full article →
January 15, 2018

Episode 52: Nik Hawks

Land of Nik, podcasty
This episode contains about a week's worth of my "driving around town" ideas; you know, the ones you get when you're barreling down the highway and are listening to a podcast or just spending time in your own brain box?  Step for a minute (actually around 30) into my head and see what's going on under the semi-wild coiffure.  Enjoy! View full article →
December 28, 2017

2018 will be hell for Big Sugar

2018 will be hell for Big Sugar
What will happen to your food in 2018?  We're excited to talk about what we think is the future of food, and how you can help create a healthy, thriving, and balanced food web. View full article →
December 21, 2017
December 19, 2017

Brain Zapping: Why I Use tDCS

Brain zapping tdcs blog feed
Our understanding of the brain is still far more basic than we'd like, so zapping your brain with a 9 volt battery isn't an exact science.  Yet.  In the meantime, I've been experimenting with it and really digging the results. View full article →
December 05, 2017

Have You Always Been Stoked?

Have you always been stoked preview?
Look, everybody gets scared; we all feel fear at some point.  It's what you do once you feel that the defines how stoked you are with your life.  Here's how I handle the dark queen. View full article →
November 22, 2017

Affirmations & The Power Of Feeling

The World According to Nik Hawks
The more I explore excellence and success, the more I realize how backward the normal recipe is.  While physical practice, technique, and results are important, what most reliably achieves both states is to feel them first.  Here's how I do it. View full article →